Down Hall is renowned for hosting stunning weddings, which have received the stamp of approval from celebrities on more than one occasion! With a variety of banqueting rooms with panoramic views over the beautiful gardens, Down Hall caters for the most elegant of ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and receptions. On-site wedding co-ordinators will guide brides and grooms-to-be seamlessly from the initial meeting right up to the big day with creative ideas, a contacts book fit to bursting and years of valuable experience organising exceptional events. One of the largest meeting and event venues in Bishop’s Stortford, Down Hall boasts 26 multi-purpose rooms with a maximum conference capacity of 200 guests. Located just 15 minutes from Stansted Airport and 45 minutes from Central London, the hotel is a popular choice for a range of conferences!
After a warm and friendly greeting at the door of Magic Mushroom, we were shown to our table. The whole restaurant was alive with conversation and laughter. After perusing the concise menu, I chose the chorizo and baby squid to start which was fresh and perfectly balanced with the spicy guacamole and tangy salsa. Mrs Exquisite decided upon the salt beef with gherkins and horseradish cream. A delicious and classic combination, with a modern twist. To follow, my perfectly cooked fillet steak, with heritage beetroot and truffled dauphinoise was truly outstanding. Mrs Exquisite enjoyed pan-fried salmon, crushed potatoes and samphire. Brought together with an almond and caper beurre noisette, simply divine. To finish, I chose the beautifully presented and inventive ‘tasting of apple’. Comprising apple strudel, mousse, toffee apple sauce and apple sherbet, I loved it. Baileys and Amaretto cheesecake for Mrs Exquisite, a perfect end to a faultless meal.
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